United States Presidential Election

In this April 5, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., addresses a gathering during a campaign stop at a coffee house in Dover, N.H. Gillibrand has campaigned across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Trump-branded property in Manhattan in the months since launching her exploratory committee. Yet, she has struggled to break out of the pack of more than a dozen 2020 presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 09, 2019 - 10:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (all times local): 10:55 p.m. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says that her relationship with Hillary Clinton is strong and that the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee has given her advice about her own...
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April 09, 2019 - 12:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of a prominent liberal group are urging Democratic presidential contenders who are pitching massive policy changes to also focus on more fundamental "structural reforms" to American democracy. In a book set for publication this fall, Ezra Levin and Leah Greenberg — who...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2019, file photo, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., speaks at a Politics & Eggs event in Manchester, N.H. Swalwell is officially in the running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Swalwell made the announcement during a taping Monday, April 8, of CBS’ “Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 08, 2019 - 7:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — California Rep. Eric Swalwell is officially in the running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Swalwell made the announcement during a taping Monday of CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." The congressman says, "I see a country in quicksand, unable to solve...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg arrives to speak about his presidential run during the Democratic monthly breakfast at the Circle of Friends Community Center in Greenville, S.C. Financial support from the LGBT community has helped Buttigieg’s 2020 presidential campaign defy expectations by raking in more than $7 million in just over two months. The money has come from grassroots supporters and big-dollar Hollywood donors who hope Buttigieg will make history _ or at least the summer debate stage. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
April 08, 2019 - 5:30 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina (AP) — Jonah Burrell first contributed to Pete Buttigieg's campaign after watching the first prominent openly gay presidential candidate on television. When Burrell later saw him in person in a cramped upstate South Carolina auditorium, he knew he had to do it again. "I...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks at the Heartland Forum held on the campus of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
April 08, 2019 - 4:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she raised $5.2 million in seven weeks after announcing her 2020 bid. The Minnesota senator said Monday she ended the first quarter with $7 million cash on hand. That includes more than $3 million from her 2018 Senate campaign...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 08, 2019 - 10:43 am
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is quieting critics who questioned whether he could recapture the energy of his upstart 2016 campaign, surpassing his rivals in early fundraising and establishing himself as an indisputable front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination...
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United States Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., center, addresses an audience during a 2020 presidential campaign stop in the gymnasium of a school, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 07, 2019 - 9:56 pm
Cory Booker's early fundraising numbers are well behind those posted by other major Democratic candidates in the race to challenge President Donald Trump. The New Jersey senator, who campaigned Sunday in New Hampshire, said he raised over $5 million in the two months since he entered the 2020...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME TO WESSELL INSTEAD OF WESSEL - In this Tuesday, April 2, 2019, photo Mike Wessell, center, a Republican-turned Democrat, talks with other supporters for democratic party candidate for Pennsylvania state senator Pam Iovino at her election returns party in Pittsburgh. Some Democrats thought they didn’t need white male voters in 2016. But the party knows it needs them in 2020. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
April 07, 2019 - 1:51 pm
UPPER ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — When he moved to Pennsylvania about five years ago, it was a coin toss which party Brian Heitman would register with. No longer. Since Donald Trump's election in 2016, Heitman, who is 42 and white, has become a reliable Democrat. Last week, he voted for the...
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, South Bend, Ind. mayor, address the National Action Network (NAN) convention, Thursday April 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 07, 2019 - 12:45 pm
The Latest on the Democratic race for president (all times EDT): 12:15 p.m. Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) is defending his experience ahead of an expected run for president, saying he isn't someone who has "been marinating in Washington" for a long time. Asked on Sunday on "Meet the Press" about...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke signs a sign that reads "Will you caucus for me?" after Claire Campbell of Sioux Falls, 17, asked him to be her prom date during a campaign event in Sioux City, Iowa, on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Justin Wan/Sioux City Journal via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 8:58 pm
The Latest on the 2020 presidential race (all times EDT): 8 p.m. Beto O'Rourke says he hasn't thought about running for Senate in Texas if his White House bid is unsuccessful, and wants to focus fully on winning the Democratic presidential nomination. O'Rourke tells The Associated Press while...
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